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WASHINGTON — Television crews flipped on spotlights and pro-gay marriage activists erected a speaker’s podium in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning as the nine justices prepared to hear a second day of arguments about whether...
CAIRO -- The Islamist-led government escalated tensions with opposition parties Monday after Egypt’s prosecutor general ordered the arrest of five activists, including a prominent blogger, for violent protests against the Muslim Brotherhood over the...
Tags: Police Arrests, Lawyers, Egypt, Religion and Belief, Islam
PARIS — French riot police battled Sunday with anti-gay marriage protesters who forced their way onto the world famous Champs Élysées. The demonstration was a last-ditch attempt to stop a bill backed by France's Socialist government that will...
Do punks and gangs run Chicago's schools? You'd get that idea listening to parents and activists protesting the closings of 61 school buildings by Chicago Public Schools. The schools should remain open, protesters say, because kids will be caught in the...
For activists, the video is not only an animal execution on tape, it’s a public challenge. The clip, posted on YouTube, shows an employee of a southeastern New Mexico slaughterhouse — a business that is seeking federal approval to...
Tags: Media Industry, Politics, Shootings, IKEA
JERUSALEM – Spurred by President Obama as he concluded his three-day visit to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formally apologized to Turkey over the 2010 killing by Israeli soldiers of nine Turkish activists aboard a Gaza Strip-bound...
Tags: Barack Obama, Israel, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Government, Politics
Very few Argentines were on hand for the proceedings, for the white smoke followed by the traditional proclamation, Habemus papam — "We have a pope." But on the other side of the world, the people of Buenos Aires erupted with jubilation when they...
The 90-day legislative session in Annapolis wrapped up at midnight Monday to mixed reviews among environmental advocates, who hailed the passage of a bill promoting offshore wind development but had little else to celebrate. Gov. Martin O'Malley, who...
A new United Nations pact to regulate the global weapons trade was cheered by human rights and humanitarian groups, but its power will depend on how stringently it is followed. Like many international agreements, the arms trade treaty does not have a...
BEIRUT – Residents of a Kurdish neighborhood in the Syrian city of Aleppo fled Sunday under intense government shelling estimated at three shells per minute, activists said. The bombardment on the Sheikh Maqsood district came two days after...
This year is the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s decision to violate an injunction forbidding him to pray, sing or march in public in Birmingham, Ala. On Good Friday 1963 (which fell on April 12 that year), King led a march from...
BEIRUT -- At least 20 people were killed Friday by a blast in a northern Syrian town, according to opposition activists who said the attack was carried out using a Scud missile. The missile landed in a populated neighborhood of Hretaan, injuring 50...
Tags: Weaponry, Pakistan, Explosions, Emergency Incidents, Politics
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